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DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association, shown here talking to reporters outside the federal courthouse after a hearing in April, made a graduation speech at the University of Maryland that compared the players' lockout fight against the owners to the detractors the students will face in their future.
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DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association, shown here talking to reporters outside the federal courthouse after a hearing in April, made a graduation speech at the University of Maryland that compared the players' lockout fight against the owners to the detractors the students will face in their future.

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